A year with the queen

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What really happens when the most powerful man in the world invites the most famous woman in the world to dinner? What is life really like in the 650 rooms beyond the gates of Buckingham Palace? Who are the 50 people in the line of succession to the throne? What does a Lady-in-Waiting do? What do you actually say when it's your turn to meet royalty?

A Year with the Queen tells the story from the inside. No Monarch in history has travelled as far and met as many people as Queen Elizabeth II. And no book has revealed the workings of the Monarchy like this -- with members of the Royal Family and world leaders telling their own stories, too.

Like the brilliant television series it accompanies, A Year with the Queen shows the extraordinary world of the Monarch and her family -- from sacred constitutional talks with the Prime Minister to the razzmatazz of a stay at the White House and from a seaside stroll with the Prince of Wales to a weekend in Iraq with Prince Philip. Equally extraordinary is the work of the Royal Household team -- the man who carries the Crown around in a box, the team who counts out the medals, the chef who paints the chocolates, the in-house royal agony aunt....

The result is a book packed with fabulous photographs, important insights, wonderful anecdotes -- and plenty of advice, too. Ever wondered how to reply to a royal invitation? Or how to get one...'

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display_description This companion book to the BBC 1 landmark observational documentary series focuses on the working lives of the most famous family in the world both at home and abroad. From accompanying the queen on royal tours to the Baltic States and the United States, to filming an audience with her Prime-Minister, Tony Blair, the author seeks to answer the monumental question: "What does the monarchy do?"
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subject_facet Biographies, Elizabeth -- II, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1926-, Elizabeth -- II, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1926- -- Family, Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography, Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Pictorial works, Illustrated works, Monarchy -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works, Monarchy -- Great Britain -- History -- Pictorial works, Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography, Queens -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works, Windsor, House of
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